| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:17 PM
They did it again.
The stylish Beverly and Bob Cohen opened their art nouveau-inspired Bayshores estate last week on behalf of Childhelp donors and underwriters supporting the Childhelp 2012 Spring Fashion Luncheon and fundraiser.
Dressed in a chic...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The numbers are still coming in a week after the event.
Organizers hope to reach a grand tally of $250,000 raised at the annual "For The Love of A Child" fashion show and luncheon, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 5, and chaired by...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:40 PM
What started as a simple demonstration in Lake Arrowhead for abused children has turned into a decade of helping many more children for one Costa Mesa man.
Bob White is among a group heading to Chile this week to demonstrate Kenpo karate and donate the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:02 PM
When he got out of the U.S. Army with an honorable discharge in 1993, Patrick Tillich's life took a negative turn.
He spent some nights in jail, which he looked forward to so he wouldn't have to sleep on the streets. He also enjoyed the jail's warm meals...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:26 PM
Costa Mesa police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of kidnapping and assaulting his ex-wife's boyfriend.
Carmen Mendez-Silva, 34, of Santa Ana and a second man beat the victim with a pipe or bat Wednesday and threatened him with further harm if he...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:15 PM
After nearly three decades on the Costa Mesa Police Department, those who know him said Officer Jess Gilman's impact on the community was bigger than even his stature.
"There are a lot of words that you could use to describe Jess Gilman, and no one would...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Optimus Prime, Elmo, Rapunzel and even Darth Vader visited South Coast Plaza last weekend — all in the name of helping children.
The 21st annual Pumpkins and Pancakes event offered up the aforementioned breakfast staple from Plum's Cafe & Catering,...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:31 PM
People often say that following one's passion will lead to success.
American entrepreneur Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise, modifies that statement by offering "that success comes from following one's best effort."
Last week in...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:11 PM
When I was growing up in Cairo, there was a rumor that the Egyptian secret service placed an informant in every neighborhood who knew every little move you made, your family history and what you said about the government.
Just one bad word about the...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:06 PM
SANTA ANA — While convicted murderer and rapist Jason Michael Balcom sat and showed no emotion, attorneys explained to jurors during the penalty phase of the trial Wednesday why they should vote for death or life without parole for the killing of...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Police arrested a Costa Mesa man Saturday morning after he allegedly smoked a synthetic form of marijuana called "spice" and assaulted an elderly couple.
Authorities said Matthew See, 23, was speaking gibberish and hanging out in front of a married...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:17 PM
An animal-rights organization has accused Newport Harbor High School students of mistreating cat carcasses intended for dissection in class and then publishing the images online.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a Washington, D.C.-based...